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Clap an extinguisher upon your irony if you are unhappily
by Charles Lamb

Clap an extinguisher upon your irony if you are unhappily
blessed with a vein of it.
- Charles Lamb

Mother's love grows by giving.
- Charles Lamb

Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense,
and have her nonsense respected.
- Charles Lamb

I always arrive late at the office,
but I make up for it by leaving early.
- Charles Lamb

 

New Year's Day is every man's birthday.
- Charles Lamb

Lawyers, I suppose, were children once.
- Charles Lamb

He is no lawyer who cannot take two sides.
- Charles Lamb

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Let us live for the beauty of our own reality.
- Charles Lamb

Asparagus inspires gentle thoughts.
- Charles Lamb

The man must have a rare recipe for melancholy,
who can be dull in Fleet Street.
- Charles Lamb

My motto is: Contented with little, yet wishing for more.
- Charles Lamb

I am determined that my children shall be brought up
in their father's religion,
if they can find out what it is.
- Charles Lamb

Some people have a knack of putting upon you gifts of no real value,
to engage you to substantial gratitude.
We thank them for nothing.
- Charles Lamb

We grow gray in our spirit long before we grow gray in our hair.
- Charles Lamb

The human species, according to the best theory I can form of it,
is composed of two distinct races, the men who borrow and the men who lend.
- Charles Lamb

Credulity is the man's weakness, but the child's strength.
- Charles Lamb

Cards are war, in disguise of a sport.
- Charles Lamb

Boys are capital fellows in their own way,
among their mates; but they are unwholesome companions for grown people.
- Charles Lamb

A laugh is worth a hundred groans in any market.
- Charles Lamb

I could never hate anyone I knew.
- Charles Lamb

I love to lose myself in other men's minds.
- Charles Lamb

To be sick is to enjoy monarchical prerogatives.
- Charles Lamb

Shakespeare is one of the last books one should like to give up,
perhaps the one just before the Dying Service in a large Prayer book.
- Charles Lamb

Here cometh April again, and as far as I can see the
world hath more fools in it than ever.
- Charles Lamb

A pun is not bound by the laws which limit nicer wit.
It is a pistol let off at the ear; not a feather to tickle the intellect.
- Charles Lamb

We gain nothing by being with such as ourselves.
We encourage one another in mediocrity.
I am always longing to be with men more excellent than myself.
- Charles Lamb

The measure of choosing well, is, whether a man likes
and finds good in what he has chosen.
- Charles Lamb

She unbent her mind afterwards - over a book.
- Charles Lamb

The teller of a mirthful tale has latitude allowed him.
We are content with less than absolute truth.
- Charles Lamb

Man is a gaming animal.
He must always be trying to get the better in something or other.
- Charles Lamb

The beggar wears all colors fearing none.
- Charles Lamb

The red-letter days, now become, to all intents and purposes,
dead-letter days.
- Charles Lamb

It is good to love the unknown.
- Charles Lamb

Riches are chiefly good because they give us time.
- Charles Lamb

Anything awful makes me laugh.
I misbehaved once at a funeral.
- Charles Lamb

Pain is life - the sharper, the more evidence of life.
- Charles Lamb

Newspapers always excite curiosity.
No one ever puts one down without the feeling of disappointment.
- Charles Lamb

What is reading, but silent conversation.
- Charles Lamb

My theory is to enjoy life, but the practice is against it.
- Charles Lamb

I'd like to grow very old as slowly as possible.
- Charles Lamb

Nothing puzzles me more than the time and space;
and yet nothing troubles me less.
- Charles Lamb

The greatest pleasure I know is to do a good action
by stealth and have it found out by accident.
- Charles Lamb

I have had playmates, I have had companions;
In my days of childhood,
in my joyful school days - All, all are gone,
the old familiar faces.
- Charles Lamb

For thy sake, tobacco, I would do anything but die.
- Charles Lamb

A book reads the better which is our own,
and has been so long known to us, that we know the topography of its blots,
and dog's ears, and can trace the dirt in it to having
read it at tea with buttered muffins.
- Charles Lamb

The most common error made in matters of appearance
is the belief that one should disdain the superficial
and let the true beauty of one's soul shine through.
If there are places on your body where this is a possibility,
you are not attractive - you are leaking.
- Charles Lamb

Will the people in the cheaper seats clap your hands?
And the rest of you, if you'll just rattle your jewelry.
- John Lennon

Don't clap too hard - it's a very old building.
- John Osborne

It takes two hands to clap.
- Jiang Zemin

There are a lot of guys in Hollywood who clap you on
the back just a little too hard.
- James Caan

An aged man is but a paltry thing, a tattered coat upon a stick,
unless soul clap its hands and sing,
and louder sing for every tatter in its mortal dress.
- William Butler Yeats

Children are the most wonderful audiences.
What's struck me most is that that they watch it so silently,
until the end when they shriek and shout and clap.
- Emma Thompson

The attack of John Brown upon Harper's Ferry came upon
Virginia like a clap of thunder out of a clear sky.
- John Sergeant Wise

Do you believe in fairies? Say quick that you believe.
If you believe, clap your hands!
- James M. Barrie

We should not clap our hands and mourn,
for he is out of trouble.
You are still in it.
- David Ruffin

It takes two hands to clap!
I cannot be solely blamed for what happened in my relationships!
If things soured, it happened because of both parties.
Not just me!
- Akshay Kumar

In matters of commerce the fault of the Dutch Is offering
too little and asking too much.
The French are with equal advantage content,
So we clap on Dutch bottoms just twenty per cent.
- George Canning

I'd get more applause than some because I was just seventeen.
If they didn't clap at the end of my act I would limp
off stage and boy would they feel guilty.
They would all burst into tremendous applause as they
saw this poor cripple kid walking off.
- Jim Dale

I have seen him set fire to his wigwam and smooth over
the graves of his fathers...
clap his hand in silence over his mouth,
and take the last look over his fair hunting ground,
and turn his face in sadness to the setting sun.
- George Catlin

Age has been the perfect fire extinguisher for flaming youth.
- Navjot Singh Sidhu

I was like any new bride, who said, 'I'm going to cook for my man.'
In fact,
once I started a small kitchen fire in a pan.
Smoke was pouring from the pan, and I got really scared.
Right next to our stove is a small fire extinguisher.
You know, easy access.
- Catherine Zeta-Jones

Happiness depends upon ourselves.
- Aristotle

May the world be kind to you,
and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Whatever you do, you need courage.
Whatever course you decide upon,
there is always someone to tell you
that you are wrong.
There are always difficulties arising
that tempt you to believe your critics are right.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Our Joy comes from living our own lives simply -
never from demanding that others live simply -
or from ever making any demands whatsoever upon others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When one door closes, another opens.
But often we look so long, so regretfully,
upon the closed door,
that we fail to see the one that is opened for us.
- Helen Keller

Obstacles are like wild animals.
They are cowards but they will bluff you if they can.
If they see you are afraid of them...
they are liable to spring upon you;
but if you look them squarely in the eye,
they will slink out of sight.
- Orison Swett Marden

Great talents are the most lovely
and often the most dangerous
fruits on the tree of humanity.
They hang upon the most slender twigs
that are easily snapped off.
- Carl Jung

Happiness is a butterfly, which, when pursued,
is always just beyond your grasp,
but which, if you will sit down quietly,
may alight upon you.
- Nathaniel Hawthorne

Action is our greatest weapon against fear.
Left to molder, fear grows upon itself,
but in the face of action,
fear is left in the dust.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Protect your vision.
Prevail over adversity.
Persevere in the midst of turmoil.
Passionately act upon your convictions.
Purposely walk into the day.
- Mary Anne Radmacher


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